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MoMA

INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING

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Experience everything MoMA has to offer through our amplification and interpretation services.

  • Join us for Interpreting MoMA, a bi-monthly program for deaf adults
  • Pick up a transcript of any of our audio programs at the Audio Desk
  • Schedule free sign-language interpretation and CART captioning for any MoMA program

All MoMA theaters, lobby desks, ticketing desks, audioguide desks, and one of The Edward John Noble Education Center's classrooms are equipped with induction loops that transmit directly to hearing aids with T-Coils. A TTY and volume-controlled public telephone can be found on the ground floor, in the vestibule of the public restrooms.

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MoMA is fully wheelchair accessible. All of the following programs and services are free, unless otherwise noted.

Individuals Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

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Interpreting MoMA

Join us for a wine and cheese reception followed by a sign language–interpreted gallery talk focusing on one of MoMA’s special exhibitions.
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Bi-monthly

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Public Programs

Induction loop or infrared sound-amplification systems are available for all public programs.
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Sign language interpretation or CART (Computer-Assisted Real-Time) captioning can be scheduled to public programs upon request.

If you would like to schedule sign language interpretation for any public programs, let us know at least two weeks in advance. If you would like to schedule CART captioning for any public programs, let us know at least three weeks in advance.

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Gallery Talks

FM assistive-listening devices (headsets and neck loops) are available for all Gallery Talks.
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Gallery Talks include sign language interpretation on the fourth Sunday of the month at 1:30 p.m.

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Kids & Families

FM assistive-listening devices (headsets and neck loops) are available for all Family Programs.
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If you would like to schedule sign language interpretation for any Kids & Families event, let us know at least two weeks in advance. If you would like to schedule CART captioning for any Kids & Families event, let us know at least three weeks in advance.

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MoMA Audio

Learn about modern and contemporary art with an audio guide (T-Coil compatible) designed for the hard of hearing (and free, courtesy of Bloomberg). There are four different programs on one player: Modern Voices, Modern Kids, Visual Descriptions, and Special Exhibitions. Transcripts of all audio programs are available upon request.
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All MoMA theaters are equipped with infrared sound-enhancement systems, and headsets and neck loops are available for free. The Celeste Bartos Theater (Theater 3) and one of our classrooms in the Edward John Noble Education Center are equipped with induction loops that transmit directly to hearing aids with T-Coils.

Foreign-language films include English captioning.

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